NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [19 SEPTEMBER, 2017].



Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday 19 September, 2017.

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
The Ekiti State Government has commenced on-the-job trainings for workers in different cadres of the State Public Service as part of measures to enhance its efficiency and productivity. Speaking at a one-day workshop for clerical officers on registry management and organization in the public service, the Permanent Secretary in the Office of Establishments and Trainings, []The post Ekiti organizes on-the-job training for workers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria New 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
The Nigerian National Petroleum corporation NNPC, has asked those criticising the recent shake-up that led to the redeployment of key Management staff to shield their swords as the issue has since been layed to rest by those concerned. The recent NNPC mass redeployment, was massively criticised by a section of Nigeria as being ethnocentric devoid []The post NNPC Shake-UP; Ohaneze satisfied of our stands-Ughamadu appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
As stakeholders in the Audio-Visual sector prepare for the second edition of Prolight + Sound Exhibition and Trade Fair, coming up in October, in Dubai, Country Representative for Messe Frankfurt, who heads, Exhibition and Trade Fair Limited, Omon Itoya Abanokwu has said, Nigerias economy will see a boost if the prospects of emerging sectors such []The post Audio-Visual sector remains fast growing in Nigeria appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
The Transition Committee chairman of Nsukka LGA Chief Ejike Asadu has called on the police to arrest all those involved in the armed robbery attack of last week at the Nsukka building material market where not less than N3m was carted away. The TCC chairman while addressing traders shortly after he was conducted round the []The post Council Boss urges police to fish-out armed robbers, security men appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
..releases distress lines Nigeria Police have been warned against humiliation, molestation and indiscriminate extortion from commuters. The warning was made open during a stakeholders meeting in Awka, Anambra state. Issuing the warning, Anambra state Commissioner of Police, Mr Garba Umar regretted that some police officers were operating contrary to the provisions of police service code, []The post Anambra Police command warned against extortion appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria New 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Elder Statesman and Founder of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), Aare Afe Babalola, CON, SAN, has commended the highbrow Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA, Kaduna for its Spartan discipline which has become the hallmark the Military University as was the case in Ancient Greece. Babalola who spoke at the Academys 28th Convocation Ceremonies where he was []The post Afe Babalola eulogizes NDA on Spartan discipline appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
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Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Three suicide bombers, suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists, killed 12 people and injured at least 24 others in Mashimari village in Konduga Local Government Area, Borno State earlier today, SaharaReporters said, quoting a local rescue worker. Mohammed Ibrahim, who works for the Borno State Emergency Management Agency, said three terrorists stormed the village and []The post Suicide bombers strike again in Borno appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Barring any change in stance, Nigeria may soon be thrown into darkness should electricity workers, on the platform of National Union of Electricity Employees, NUEE, make good of threats to join the impending nationwide strike. FINANCAL WATCH learnt The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, yesterday said loading of products, including aviation []The post Electricity Workers Threaten Strike, Nationwide Power Outage Looms appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fr 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
The Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said militarys declaration of the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) as a militant and terrorist organization was constitutional, as against Senate President Bukola Sarakis claim. Recall that Saraki had said Monday that the categorisation of the group [IPOB] as a terrorist organisation by the []The post Buratai counters Saraki, says IPOB declared terrorist group is constitutional appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has sent northern governors to the south-east in a bid to secure peace, TheCable understands. In addition to south-eastern states, they will also visit Cross River and Rivers. The team of five governors is led by Kashim Shetimma (Borno), who is also the chairman of northern governors forum. Others on the peace []The post Buhari Sends Northern Governors To South-East On Peace Mission appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Two groups of the All Progressive Congress (APC) have petitioned the appeals panel committee of the party to disqualify its candidate, Mr. Tony Nwoye, in the August 26 primary election for the November 18, 2017 governorship election in the state. The groups, in their separate petitions to the appeals panel committee titled: The unsellability of []The post APC groups petition appeals panel cttee, says Tony Nwoye not viable appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
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Tue, 19 Sep 2017
..Not yet filed with NSE The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) appointed board for Ikeja Hotels Plc, led by Chief Anthony Idigbe, (SAN). It has also approved three years arrears of the companys audited financial statements. The storm appears to be over for Ikeja Hotels Plc, as its board has approved the long-awaited audited financial []The post SEC appoints board, approves Ikeja Hotels 2014, 2015, 2016 audited results appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspa 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
In the spirit of solidarity with global citizens, Africans across some countries in the continent have risen in protest march condemning violence against Muslim community in Myanmar. Protest marches took place in some African countries including Senegal, South Africa, and Ghana against the violence by Myanmar security forces targeting the Rohingya Muslim-minority. Myanmar (Burmese) officially []The post Africans march against Rohingya violence in Myanmar appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Ni 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Against the backdrop of integrity question that has overwhelmed the Nigerian financial sector, the nations Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbanjo has called for higher ethical practices and uprightness in the discharge of financial intermediatory services. A statement from the Office of the Vice President, signed by Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on []The post VP tasks financial institutions on ethics appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria New 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
A delegation from the Northern Governors Forum will today and tomorrow pay a visit to the South East and South South geo-political zones of the country in efforts to douse tension and promote peace and dialogue among all sections of the country. The team, to be led by the Chairman of the Forum and Governor []The post Peace: Delegation of Northern Governors visit South East, South South appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
As North Koreas president, Kim Jong Un vows to complete North Koreas nuclear programme, he has labelled United nations sanction on the country as inhuman and aimed at exterminating his people. This is coming as diplomatic situation continues to escalate and Germans foreign minister calls for direct talks between the US, China and Russia. A []The post N. Korea vows to complete nuclear program, condemns UN sanctions appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
The President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni has blamed poor political organization and ethnic bias for Africa under development. He said that inability to organise efficient and effective society and the kgk0ppromotion of ethnicity will continue to retard Africas development except the issues are properly addressed. President Museveni stated this at the inaugural lecture for participants []The post Ethnicity bane of African development, says Uganda President Museveni appeared first on Daily Times N 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
The Commissioner of Housing and Urban development of Adamawa State, Engr Abubakar Idris Bajabure during an inspection of street lights installation in Jimeta, the states capital and other Local Government areas told our reporter that the work has significantly increase the internally generated revenue (IGR) of the state upto 80 percent. The work he said []The post Street lights boosting Adamawa state IGR says commissioner appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Former England captain and Manchester United star, Wayne Rooney has been banned from driving for two years and given 100 hours community service after pleading guilty today to a drink-driving charge. The Everton striker was stopped by police while driving 29-year-old party girl Laura Simpson home from a night out in her Volkswagen Beetle in []The post Wayne Rooney Banned From Driving For 2 Years And Given 100hrs Community Service appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria N 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Diego Costa has not played for 98 days as he looks for a way out of Stamford Bridge and more specifically a return to the Spanish capital. The Chelsea striker has been told he has not future at Chelsea under Antonio Conte Reports say the Rojiblancos have tabled a take-it-or-leave-it bid of up to []The post Atletico Madrid tables 57m pounds for Diego Costa appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
The Director General of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO) Lagos has lamented that the country losses over $9 billion dollars annually to post-harvest losses. Professor (Mrs) Gloria Elemo, who was the keynote Speaker at a two-day workshop of GAIN-PLAN Nigeria Cold chain Summit 2017 held in Ikeja-Lagos recently, stated that post-harvest losses []The post Nigeria loses $9bn to post-harvest annually FIIRO DG appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
.To produce animal feeds The Danish Government will guarantee a 10 per cent equity financing of a Joint Venture Company involving the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and a Danish firm, Unibio A/S Limited. The proposed JV Company will be engaged in the production of animal feeds from Nigerias abundant natural gas resources, through conversion []The post NNPC, Denmark partner on manufacturing firm appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
The New Partnership for Africas Development (NEPAD), African Unions economic development programme gathered international investors and CEO-level business leaders at the NASDAQ Stock Market today, 18th September, for the launch of its 5% Agenda campaign. The launch took place five years after a January 2012 African Union Summit adopted the Programme for Infrastructure Development in []The post NEPADs 5% Agenda initiative for infrastructure financing in Africa launched appeared first on Daily Tim 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
The Federal Government has been urged to speed up the revitalisation of the Ajaokuta Steel Company Ltd and Aluminium Smelting Company of Nigeria (ALSCON), as well as revive several moribund steel plants scattered across the country in a bid to grow the countrys steel sector and promote private sector participation in Steel development. The National []The post Ajaokuta: ALSCON, Mining Council urges FG to revitalize firms appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Oil markets were firm on Monday and remained near multi-month highs reached late last week as the number of U.S. rigs drilling for new production fell and refineries continued to start up after getting knocked out by Hurricane Harvey. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at 50.0 dollars per barrel at 0547 GMT, []The post Oil rises to approximately $56 appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
The Managing Director of the Oil and Gas Free zone Authority (OGFZA), Umana Okon Umana has said the agency is now on a good stead to attract 5 percent investment flow into Nigeria within the next 3 years. Umana said this is possible in the event of faithful implementation of with Executive Orders on Ease []The post OGFZA to attract $20bn investments to Nigeria in 3 years Umana appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Top Nigerian lender, Fidelity Bank Plc, will beginning today, Monday, September 18, 2017, embark on a road show across the country to promote its Get Alert in Millions Reloaded campaign, aimed at encouraging savings culture among Nigerians. Get Alert in Millions Reloaded, which is the seventh in the series of promotions organised by the bank, []The post Fidelity Bank out with Get Alert In Millions Reloaded promo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
.To curtail revenue loss The Federal Government, though the Ministry of Education, has promised to back the Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN) with logistics that will help the regulatory body effectively tackle quackery in the computing profession. The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, gave the pledge in Abuja while inaugurating the newly []The post Govt backs CPN to tackle quackery in computing profession appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fro 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Tony Ojobo is the Director Public Affairs, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). He spoke with some journalists in Lagos on the Code of Corporate Governance and other anxcilliary issues in the telecom industry. TONY NWAKAEGHO was there for Daily Times. Excerpts: Why Code of Corporate Governance took long overdue' Everything evolves and in 2001, when we []The post Code of Corporate Governance, safeguard for investments, organisations and consumers- Ojobo appeared first on Daily Times Nig 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Experts in emerging technology economy have called on the government to support initiatives to teach children coding, which would become as basic as reading and writing. Chief Content Officer at De Royale Hall Resources, Elvis Eromosele, made this appeal in his speech at the closing ceremonies of A Summer to Code training in Alimosho, Lagos. []The post Government urged to support initiatives to teach children coding appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
MainOne, West Africas leading connectivity and Data Center solutions provider has successfully integrated into the new Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6), on the network of the Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN) to make Nigerians experience enhanced Internet services. MainOne disclosed this in a statement signed by the Head of Managed Services and IP, Mr. []The post MainOne connects to IXPNs IPv6 network to boost Internet appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Ne 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Paucity of forex killing firms The Tier Two (broadband) telecom operators have said operating costs have gone up to 80 per cent. They said the development is impacting them negatively,as businesses are groaning. A Tier Two network, is an Internet service provider, which engages in the practice of peering with other networks, but which also []The post Tier 2 Telcos operating cost up by 80% appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Nigeria has retained its position as worlds most mobilized country, as Twinpines 2017 Nigeria Mobile Trends Report shows Nigeria gained 5 per cent from the previous report in its mobile traffic. This is coming on the heels of a similar report in 2016, in which Nigeria was placed ahead as the most mobile telecommunications induced []The post Nigeria traffic hits 81%, still ranks worlds most mobilized country-Twinpine appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
A 17-year-old boy from Canada who built his own phone after his Somalian mother said she couldnt afford to buy him a smartphone has been speaking to the BBC. Mo Omer who calls himself a tech nerd built a smartphone from scratch, and says he will sell it at just $180 (133). Its []The post The teenager who built his own phone appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
The Internet Society has said it will celebrate her 25th year of advocacy for an open, trusted Internet available to everyone, everywhere by next week. Today the challenges to the open Internet have never been greater and everyone is needed to join in confronting those challenges, the Society said. The celebration shall hold simultaneously []The post ISOC declares #ShapeTomorrow as focus on 25th anniversary appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
The newly promoted Managing Director (MD) of Cisco for the Sub-Saharan Africa, Mrs Cathy Smith has said that Africa holds the potentials to lead in the fourth industrial revolution. Mrs Smith made this disclosure after her appointment was proclaimed, adding that as long as Africa is ready to lead in this era, Cisco will facilitate []The post Africa holds potentials to lead in fourth industrial revolution- Mrs Smith appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Aba, popularly known as the Enyimba City, is set to play host to the annual Technology/Entrepreneurship conference, tagged #StartupSouth3 on November 9, 2017. #StartupSouth is the annual Technology/Entrepreneurship conference that brings together people from different cities of the world including investors, startup founders and developers. In a statement, Uche Aniche, the Convener, said, The []The post Aba set to host investors, tech influencers for #Startupsouth3 appeared first on Daily Times 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Nigerias dancing senator, Hon. Ademola Adeleke has been caught on camera in yet another intriguing video where he dished out hot steps during a worship service. Ademola Adeleke had recently won a senatorial election in Osun state, to replace his late brother, Senator Isiaka Adeleke. The senator who is a Nigerian professor is father to []The post Dancing Senator Adeleke in action, caught on camera appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
TRINITY HOUSE in Victoria Island Lagos headed by Pastor Ituah Ighodalo will be the centre of national attention on Sunday, October 29, 2017 as the church auditorium plays host to the first of the seven mega events of the much advertised COSON WEEK 2017. The event tagged COSON in the Church will pivot the superlative []The post Trinty House Host 2017 COSON Week appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Popular Nollywood actor, Mr John Okafor, a.k.a Mr Ibu, has revealed that he is planning to shoot a movie highlighting the evils of xenophobia. Mr Ibu, who spoke with newsmen in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Friday, said that majority of the actors would be South Africans while others would be drawn from Nigeria, Liberia, Kenya, []The post John Okafor To Shoot A Film On Xenophobia Attacks In South Africa appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Fulani-Herdsmen: These are categories of Nigerians operating in our social space. The evangelists are those spreading the good news, even though others, including those in authority, may not see the news as good. But there is nothing strange about this; it was so in the days of Christ. Herdsmen are migrant cattle rearers who originally []The post Evangelists, militants, herdsmen and terrorists appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
There is bad, there is disaster and there is HURIWA, Human Rights Writers Association. HURIWA is alleging extralegal killings in the implementation of Operation Python Dance II in the southeast geo-political zone and thinks that this is a justification for decentralizing the nations military assets. Before attempting an understanding of the outlandish claims and even []The post HURIWA As IPOBs NGO Arm appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said the declaration by the Nigerian military that the Indigenous People of Biafra is a terrorist organisation is unconstitutional. He also said the ban placed on the groups activities by the South-East Governors did not follow due process. In a statement on Monday, Saraki said the National Assembly will investigate []The post It is constitutionally incorrect to declare IPOB a terrorist group Saraki appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nig 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai on Saturday, has warned his political opponents not to fight him as late former President Umaru YarAdua who did, died while Goodluck Jonathan was voted out of power. APC in Kaduna State is going through crises, with senators Shehu Sani and some members of the House of Representatives forming a []The post I fought with two presidents. Umaru YarAdua ended in his grave, Good luck Jonathan in Otueke. Governor El-Rufai appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Niger 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Globally no nations of the World can successfully grow exponentially without entrenchment of peace, tranquility and harmonious coexistent among the citizen. Looking at the importance role of Peace in the society, some analyst often times described peace as an organic foundation for any meaningful Development across all strata of human endeavors. No matter how robust, []The post Peace: A catalyst for national development appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Former minister of External Affairs, Bolaji Akinyemi, says in his opinion, the only person who can solve the problem of Nigeria is President Buhari. He said this in an interview with Vanguard. People cannot understand or reason properly. Youve got to accept that in politics, rationality takes a back seat; people refuse to reason rationally []The post The person who can solve Nigerias problems at the moment is Buhari-Bolaji Akinyemi appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria 
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